Meditation Owen Sound

Meditation Owen Sound - The ancient discipline of meditation concentrates on methods to be able to quiet the thinking mind in order to bring about deep relaxation and awareness. Meditation methods have been practice for thousands of years in a lot of the cultures all around the world. It has several of its roots in Eastern philosophy and religions. Buddhism and Hinduism have several teachings which include meditation so as to reach spiritual enlightenment. Other religions such as Judaism, Catholicism and Christianity use different forms of meditation through prayer. There are many kinds of meditation instruction comprising: breathing techniques, chakra meditation, mantra meditation, guided imagery and focusing on things.

Breathing meditation instruction techniques are often considered the most easy and simple for beginning practitioners. These techniques concentrate on the awareness of breathing as a way in order to calm the chattering thoughts in the mind. This could be attained by counting the inhalations and exhalations and by focusing on the movement of one's breath. Like for example, a method for moving the breath is breathing in into the left nostril and after that exhaling through the right nostril. Focusing the breath onto or into a specific area of the body is usually used in healing meditations where an individual sends their energy into different cells that require nourishment and healing.

Guided imagery meditation is a format that normally uses a script read by an individual other than the meditating practitioner. This particular type of meditation takes the practitioner on an internal journey using relaxation techniques and creative visualization. Guided imagery is usually used in hypnosis and in pain management. It can be practiced in a variety of ways. For instance, some people find a great option for coping with tension is to imagine a peaceful place. Other people who are working so as to heal emotional wounds could use this particular form of meditation to intentionally revisit a traumatic experience to be able to facilitate the healing process.

Mantra meditation is another type of instruction that makes use of repetitive sound vibration so as to quiet the mind and open the heart to achieve a higher level of consciousness. In mantra meditation, it is not unusual to utilize prayer bowls or bells together with chanting a verbal mantra like for example "Om" or "love." The belief behind this kind of meditation form is that particular tone vibrations could have a healing effect on an individual either mentally, spiritually or physically.

There are seven main energy centers inside the body referred to as chakras. Meditation that focuses on the different chakras is another kind of instruction. Different forms of yoga make use of the chakras throughout the physical and meditative or also called savasana parts of the practice. Typically, these are guided meditations. Normally the practitioners' concentrate the breath and the mind on the particular chakra utilizing their specific color properties and visualization. Like for instance, someone who is meditating on the heart chakra would visualize a green spinning wheel over the chest while focusing energy in the center of the chest.

Another more advanced meditation instruction utilizes an open-eyed focus on things. Commonly in this practice candles are utilized. The practitioner tries to clear the mind while gazing into the flame for an extended period of time. The goal of this is to follow the fire but to keep the focus on the quality of the observation and not permitting the mind the opportunity to wander. Generally, it does not matter what the object is. The practice is just meant to build up alertness and awareness.

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Owen Sound is Canadian city known for its beauty, natural landscape, and strong sense of community. The city of Owen Sound is the county seat of Grey County, in Southwestern Ontario. With a population of 21,000, the city of Owen Sound is considered a small city.

The city of Owen Sound is located at the mouths of the Sydenham and Pottawatomi Rivers, on an inlet of Georgian Bay, Lake Huron, giving the city a striking quality. Owen Sound City was incorporated more than one hundred fifty years ago. Particular events, like for instance a 10-day Homecoming, were held in the year 2007 to celebrate.

The City of Owen Sound was named a Cultural Capital of Canada in 2004, and during the year 2005 became a National Communities in Bloom champion. Owen Sound City hosts numerous cultural events, such as the Festival of Northern Lights (a Christmas lights festival) and the Summerfolk Music and Crafts Festival. Established in the year 1977 and held every month of August, Summerfolk attracts more than 4,000 visitors annually to Kelso Beach Park on the Georgian bay shores. The folk festival is well-known for its crafts and high quality performances. Musicians like for instance Valdy, Leahy, The Rankins and Natalie MacMaster played there before being commercially successful. Gowan, Rik Emmett, Bruce Cockburn, Stan Rogers and Blue Rodeo are among the more popular names to have graced Summerfolk stages. The Main stage features a memorial to Stan Rogers.

Professional live concerts and theatre are popular in Owen Sound City. The Owen Sound Little Theatre owns the city's 400-seat Roxy.The Youth Theatre Coalition is likewise active, presenting concert, musical and theatrical productions run by youth, for youth. A Novel Marathon is the city's fund raiser for the Adult Literacy Program of the Owen Sound and North Grey Public Library.   More